While those from Western cultures tend to have a strong self-serving bias, those from Eastern cultures tend to have a __________ bias.
A woman who describes herself as "frank and honest" but who, in fact lies frequently is manifesting her ______________.
Substance use in response to feelings of self-discrepancy is an example of a type of coping technique known as ___________________.
The classic Robbers' Cave State Park study illustrates the correlation between prejudice and ____________.
People who attribute their setbacks to internal, stable, and global factors are exhibiting a _____________ explanatory style.
_____________ and his colleagues have identified six primary emotions that have distinctive facial expressions.
The tendency of humans to categorize allows for cognitive processing, but also contributes to the creation of ____________.
Bill's use of the word "broad" when referring to women offends Betty and makes it hard for her to follow his meaning. This type of miscommunication is called ____________.
Recent studies suggest that _____________ is associated with a decreased risk for:
-colon cancer in men
-breast cancer in women
-reproductive cancer in women
An organized set of beliefs about one's personal qualities and typical behavior constitute one's ___________.
is compatible with
Persuasion tends to work best when the receiver's initial position on an issue ________________ the position advocated by the source.
aggressive or violent
Baumeister suggests that a narcissist who experiences an ego threat is likely to become ______________ or _____________.
Research done by numerous investigators suggests that for individuals with similar talents, ___________ plays a critical role in the development of self-esteem.
The basic emotions are designated as such because the ___________________ associated with them are recognized across world cultures.
coronary heart disease
The Type A behavior person is most closely linked to the physical ailment ___________________.
_________________ was the first theorist to suggest that people tend to attribute behavior to either internal or external causes.
The notion that people prefer to receive feedback from others that is consistent with their own self-views is called _______________.
downward social comparison
An individual who recently had preventive bypass surgery might think, "at least i didn't have a serious heart attack like my older brother did." This thinking exemplifies the strategy known as __________________.
Asch found that group size had little influence on group __________ if just one accomplice failed to go along with the rest of the group.
causes of behavior
The attribution process refers to the inferences we make about the __________________.
The process whereby expectations about a person cause the person to behave in ways that confirm the expectations is called the ____________________.
The component of Type A behavior that seems to be most responsible for the increased rate of heart attacks is ____________.
Studies of the immune system have found that stress is related to ____________ levels of immune activity.
All of these are reasons why _________ persist:
Excessive __________ is correlated with:
-cirrhosis of the liver
_______________ is a tendency to blame victims for their misfortune, so that one feels less likely to be victimized in a similar way.
There is evidence that a close partner's support and affirmation can bring the loved one's actual self-views and behavior more in line with his/her ideal self. Researchers refer to this as the ________________.
credibility and likeability
Vicki is a persuasive, successful salesperson. It is most likely that she possesses the characteristics of ____________ and _________.
______________ is promoted by:
-ambiguity of the situation
Among the display rules for men in many world cultures is found the pressure to inhibit __________ of emotion.
__________ includes all vocal cues other than the content of the verbal message itself.
Rather than high self-disclosure, the critical factor that helps couples avoid stress may be _______ in self-disclosure.
In order to lose one pound in a given length of time, you must burn _______ more calories than you consume.
If you use self-control resources by resisting temptation in a given situation, you may have a _________ resisting the next temptation.
proximity and attractiveness
The great popularity of the internet as an arena for socializing has caused psychologists to reevaluate the importance of ____________ and __________ is relationship development.
In explaining the causes of behavior, the fundamental attribution error refers to the overestimation of the role of ___________ factors.
Nutritional deficiencies among americans are most likely a result of ___________ and lack of __________ about nutrition.
Although the U.S. AIDS epidemic is commonly said to have stqarted in ____________, evidence indicates the disease may have first arrived here in _________.
According to the book, ________ selves refer to one's conceptions about the kind of person one might become in the future.
The mere exposure effect is most closely associated with the factor of _____________ in initial attraction.
Substance use in response to feelings of self-discrepancy is an example of a type of coping technique known as _________________.
In social exchange theory, a _______________ refers to one's personal standard of what constitutes an acceptable balance of rewards and costs in a relationship.
A woman who describes herself as "frank and honest" but who, in fact, lies frequently is manifesting her _____________.
The classic Robbers' Cave Park Study illustrates the correlation between prejudice and _____________.
People who attribute their setbacks to internal, stable, and global factors are exhibiting an _______________ explanatory style.
_________ and his colleagues have identified six primary emotions that have distinctive facial expressions.
The tendency of humans to categorize allows for cognitive processing, but also contributes to the creation of _____________.
Keisha's friends like to talk with her about their personal concerns because she seems to understand how they feel, and she never puts them down for their feelings. Keishas behavior exemplifies _____________.
An organized set of beliefs about one's personal qualities and typical behavior constitutes one's __________.
is compatible with
Persuasion tends to work best when the receiver's initial position on an issue ____________ the position advocated by the source.
Research done by numerous investigators suggests that for individuals with similar talents, ____________ plays a critical role in the development of self-esteem.
The matching hypothesis suggests that people of similar ______________ gravitate toward each other.
The notion that people prefer to receive feedback from others that is consistent with their own self views is called _____________.
_______________ involves the action one takes to sustain the desirable qualities of a relationship.
causes of behavior
The attribution process refers to the inferences we make about the _____________.
According to Sternberg's triangular theory of love, when passion, intimacy, and commitment are all present in a relationship, then ______________ is said to exist
social exchange theory
The idea that interpersonal relationships are governed by perceptions of rewards and costs is a key premise in the ______________
__________ is a tendency to blame victims for their misfortune, so that one feels less likely to be victimized in a similar way.
In the United States, women's friendships are more often ____________ based, whereas men's tend to be ____________ based.
The notion that love is a prerequisite for marriage is a product of 18th century ________ culture.
Research findings suggest that _______ are more romantic, and _________ are more sensitive to problems that occur in relationships.